JUDGE GIVES BRUNO'S THE OK TO BUY SEESSEL

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- A federal judge last week granted Bruno's here permission to buy Seessel Holdings Inc., Memphis, Tenn., ending a six-month tug-of-war with Fleming Cos., Oklahoma City.U.S. District Court Judge Julia Smith Gibbons, sitting in Memphis, ruled in favor of Bruno's motion for summary judgment and denied a similar motion filed by Fleming. The action paves the way for Bruno's to enter

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- A federal judge last week granted Bruno's here permission to buy Seessel Holdings Inc., Memphis, Tenn., ending a six-month tug-of-war with Fleming Cos., Oklahoma City.

U.S. District Court Judge Julia Smith Gibbons, sitting in Memphis, ruled in favor of Bruno's motion for summary judgment and denied a similar motion filed by Fleming. The action paves the way for Bruno's to enter the Memphis market via the acquisition of the 10-store chain.

The decision stems

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